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  Foreign relations of Romania Info - Bored Net - Boredom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Romania was a helpful partner to the allied forces during the Gulf war, particularly during its service as president of the UN Security Council.
While Romania does not belong to any military alliance yet (it will join NATO in 2004), it is a member of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the North Atlantic Cooperation Council (NACC), and was the first country to enroll in the NATO Partnership for Peace program.
Romania maintains good diplomatic relations with Israel and was supportive of the Middle East peace negotiations initiated after the Gulf conflict in 1991.
www.borednet.com /e/n/encyclopedia/f/fo/foreign_relations_of_romania.html   (393 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Foreign relations of Romania
Romania is bordered by Ukraine and Moldova in the northeast, Hungary and Serbia in the west and Bulgaria to the south.
Union of Tranylvania with Romania was ratified in the Treaty of Trianon in 1920.
Romania now has one of the most liberal taxation systems in Europe, and this, along with increased foreign investment, is expected to boost economic growth in the coming years, as well as lower corruption and bring to light the grey economy.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Foreign-relations-of-Romania   (240 words)

  
 Foreign relations of Romania - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Romania has made clear over the last 10 years that it believes in the "european vocation" (meaning NATO and EU membership) of the democratic former Soviet republics in Eastern Europe and the Caucasus.
Romanian-Hungarian relations are at an all time high, with Hungary strongly supporting Romania's bid to join the EU and an ethnic Hungarian party participating in the current governing coalition.
Romania has been active in peacekeeping operations in UNAVEM in Angola, IFOR/SFOR in Bosnia, in Albania, in Afghanistan and has sent 860 troops in Iraq after the invasion led by the United States.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Foreign_relations_of_Romania   (751 words)

  
 Foreign relations of Romania
Romania was a helpful partner to the allied forces during the Gulf war, particularly during its service as president of the UN Security Council.
While Romania does not belong to any military alliance yet (it will join NATO in 2004), it is a member of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the North Atlantic Cooperation Council (NACC), and was the first country to enroll in the NATO Partnership for Peace program.
Romania maintains good diplomatic relations with Israel and was supportive of the Middle East peace negotiations initiated after the Gulf conflict in 1991.
www.teachersparadise.com /ency/en/wikipedia/f/fo/foreign_relations_of_romania.html   (401 words)

  
 Foreign relations of Romania: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Romanian-Hungarian relations are at an all time high, with Hungary strongly supporting Romania's bid to join the EU (An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members) and an ethnic hungarian party participating in the current governing coalition.
Romania was a helpful partner to the allied forces during the Gulf war (A war fought between a coalition led by the United States and Iraq to free Kuwait from Iraqi invaders; 1990-1991), particularly during its service as president of the UN Security Council (additional info and facts about UN Security Council).
Romania's relations with neighbour Moldova (A landlocked republic in eastern Europe; formerly a European soviet but achieved independence in 1991) have been strained since 1994.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/F/Fo/Foreign_relations_of_Romania.htm   (695 words)

  
 Romania
Union of Transylvania with Romania was ratified in the Treaty of Trianon in 1920.
Romania was granted in October 2004 the much desired 'functional Market economy' status by EU officials, and is expected to join the EU in January 2007.
Romania now has one of the most liberal taxation systems in Europe, and it is expected that this, along with increased foreign investment, will boost economic growth in the coming years, as well as lower corruption and bring to light the grey economy.
www.ufaqs.com /wiki/en/ro/Romania.htm   (4106 words)

  
 Foreign relations of Romania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A "Safeguard Clause" in Romania's EU Accession Treaty -- which was signed on April 25th, 2005 -- allows for a delay in accession to 2008 if the European Commission (EC) determines that Romania has not sufficiently enacted reforms necessary for entry into the EU.
There is also some speculation in the media that the French and Dutch "No" votes against the EU Constitution in 2005, as well as broader skepticism in EU countries about the pace of EU expansion, could have an impact on the EC's final determination, expected to come out in a report in spring 2006.
Most of Moldova was part of Romania during the interwar period and linguists generally agree that the Moldovan language is similar to Romanian (and by almost all accounts, the same as Romanian).
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Foreign_relations_of_Romania   (855 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Foreign relations of Lithuania
Lithuania maintains foreign diplomatic missions in 94 countries on six continents and consular posts in two countries that are not represented by an embassy.
Lithuania's suspension of two strongly ethnic Polish district councils on charges of blocking reform or disloyalty during the August 1991 coup had cooled relations with Poland, but bilateral cooperation markedly increased with the holding of elections in those districts and the signing of a bilateral Friendship Treaty in 1994.
Relations with Poland are now among the closest enjoyed by Lithuania.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Foreign-relations-of-Lithuania   (473 words)

  
 Romania (04/07)
Romania's location gives it a continental climate, particularly in Moldavia and Wallachia (geographic areas east of the Carpathians and south of the Transylvanian Alps, respectively) and to a lesser extent in centrally located Transylvania, where the climate is more moderate.
Romania was an ally of the Entente and the U.S. in World War I, and was granted substantial territories with Romanian populations, notably Transylvania, Bessarabia, and Bukovina, after the war.
Romania is a country of considerable potential: rich agricultural lands; diverse energy sources (coal, oil, natural gas, hydro, and nuclear); a substantial, if aging, industrial base encompassing almost the full range of manufacturing activities; an educated, well-trained work force; and opportunities for expanded development in tourism on the Black Sea and in the mountains.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/35722.htm   (6605 words)

  
 Romania - Gurupedia
Romania reached an agreement with the IMF in August for a
The average gross wage per month in Romania is 8,065,813 lei as of January 2004, an increase of a significant 7.8% over the previous month.
Latin language member of the Romance group of the Italic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages, which are also called Romanic, and are spoken by about 670 million people in many parts of the world, but mainly in Europe and the Western Hemisphere.
www.gurupedia.com /r/ro/romania.htm   (873 words)

  
 92064: Romania, Bulgaria, Albania: Recent Developments
Romania was favored for a while for its "independence" from Moscow, but the United States government cooled its relations with Romania in the face of extreme domestic repression of the Ceausescu government.
Romania held local elections on June 2; in the elections for mayor and local and county councils, the PDSR and CDR ran fairly close.
Aware that normalization of bilateral relations is a key precondition for acceptance into the EU and NATO, officials of both countries were under considerable pressure to conclude a treaty; both Secretary of State Christopher and U.S. Ambassador Alfred Moses urged the two countries to reconcile their differences.
www.fas.org /man/crs/92-064.htm   (8121 words)

  
 Romania (07/05)
Romania’s foreign direct investment (FDI) is domestically tracked by the National Trade Registry, which at the end of 2004 pegged FDI at $13.57 billion, of which an estimated 6.8% was U.S. direct investment (1.21% of 2004 GDP).
Romania signed an Association Agreement with the EU in 1992 and a free trade agreement with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) in 1993, codifying Romania's access to European markets and creating the basic framework for further economic integration.
However, the EU has warned that Romania’s accession by that date is not guaranteed; the EU has imposed a “super safeguard clause,” enabling it to postpone Romania’s accession to 2008, should Romania be unable to make substantial progress on corruption, competition, and judiciary issues.
www.state.gov /outofdate/bgn/r/49555.htm   (6720 words)

  
 Mauritania - FOREIGN RELATIONS
As a result, Mauritania's foreign policy, like that of other developing states, represents at once an extension of the president's personality and the embodiment of an otherwise fragile state.
Close relations with France, on whom Mauritania continued to rely for much of its development aid, remained the cornerstone of Mauritanian foreign policy through the late 1980s.
Spain's withdrawal from the Spanish Sahara and the latter's partition and annexation by Mauritania and Morocco in 1976 inaugurated an eight-year period of conflict and fighting against Polisario guerrillas of the SADR, resulting in military setbacks and stagnating diplomacy for Mauritania.
countrystudies.us /mauritania/62.htm   (1044 words)

  
 People's Daily Online -- China, Romania reach comprehensive consensus on further bilateral ties
Comprehensive consensus was reached between China and Romania on further boosting China-Romania traditional friendship and all-round friendly and cooperative partnership in the summit meeting of the two countries in Beijing on Tuesday afternoon.
Romania will not change its policy on the Taiwan issue, and supports the one-China policy, Basescu said, stressing that the Taiwan issue is China's internal affairs and the issue of the reunification should be resolved by the Chinese people.
Hu said that Sino-Romanian relations have entered into a new stage of development, noting that it is a joint responsibility for the two sides to consolidate and further the traditional friendship and strengthen the pragmatic cooperation in various fields to step up the bilateral relations in the new century.
english.people.com.cn /200603/29/eng20060329_254139.html   (466 words)

  
 Romania's foreign economic relations The historical significance of the National Day of Romania -- Dec. 1 Ongoing ...
Romania is paying special attention to its foreign economic relations as part of the economic restructuring process, to better integrate with the world economy.
Under these circumstances, completely isolated from her Allies, Romania was constrained to sign the Bucharest peace (April 24/May 17, 1918) whereby the victors imposed on her painful territorial secessions and economic concessions (the peace was not ratified by the King, though).
It is relevant from the point of view that Romania and Turkey have institutionalized a mechanism of visit exchanges, including two annual meetings at the level of presidents, prime ministers, ministers of foreign affairs, ministers of defense and defense chiefs of staff of the two countries.
www.turkishdailynews.com.tr /archives.php?id=9950   (3768 words)

  
 GeographyIQ - World Atlas - Europe - Romania - Foreign Relations
Romania was a helpful partner to the allied forces during the first Gulf War, particularly during its service as president of the UN Security Council.
Romania also offered important logistical support to allied military operations in Iraq in 2003 and, after the cessation of organized hostilities, has been participating in security and reconstruction activities.
Romania is a member of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), which it chaired in 2001.
www.geographyiq.com /countries/ro/Romania_relations_summary.htm   (470 words)

  
 MAE.ro - Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2007, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs organizes at Sibiu the Meeting of the Honorary Consuls of Romania; the topic proposed for this year is „Cultural and Tourist Romania”.
On March 5-6, 2007, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mihai-Răzvan Ungureanu, participated in the meeting of the Council of General Affairs and External Relations (CAGRE), in Brussels, where the EU Ministers of Foreign Affairs were present.
On March 1-2, Mihai-Răzvan -Ungureanu, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, participates in the meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the countries of the South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP), in Zagreb, which was organized by the Presidency-in-office of Croatia.
www.mae.ro /index.php?lang=en   (483 words)

  
 CNN.com - Romania expels Iraqi diplomats - Mar. 10, 2003
A Foreign Ministry statement said they were expelled for "activities incompatible with their status" -- diplomatic code for spying.
In December 2001, Romania expelled an Iraqi diplomat for spying, acting under pressure from the British authorities.
Romania had excellent relations with Iraq during the regime of Romania's late dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, which ended with his overthrow and death in 1989.
cnn.com /2003/WORLD/europe/03/10/romania.iraq/index.html   (288 words)

  
 Romania, Where Old Europe Lives
Besides the natural geological wonders, eco-tourism in Romania is supercharged by the sheer biodiversity of the country, with 3600 species of Gymnosperm and Angiosperm amongst the wide palette of 33,802 species of Romanian flora, representing 40% of all European flora.
In Southwestern Romania, bordering Hungary and Serbia with Timisoara and Counties Timis and Caras-Severin
The Heartland of Romania with Bucharest (Bucureşti), Sinaia and Busteni Mountain Resorts with Skiing to the lowlands of the Danube region and swampy Calarasi!
restromania.ro   (3114 words)

  
 EurActiv.com - EU-Romania relations | EU - European Information on Enlargement & Neighbours
Romania, along with Bulgaria, joined the EU on 1 January 2007, but the Commission insists on reforms to continue.
Romania was the first Central and Eastern European country to have established official relations with the European Community.
Romania submitted its formal application for membership of the EU on 22 June 1995.
www.euractiv.com /en/enlargement/eu-romania-relations/article-129587   (1475 words)

  
 Mission of Romania to NATO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Romania joined the Alliance on March 29, 2004, following the decision taken at the Prague Summit, in November 2002.
For Romania, this has represented a major evolution, with decisive influence on the foreign and domestic policy of the country.
Romania is playing an active role in promoting the values and objectives of the Alliance, by both participating in the operations and missions of the Alliance and involving in its conceptual initiatives and evolutions.
www.nato.int /romania/romaniahome.htm   (552 words)

  
 U.S. Government Bookstore: Browse by Subject: Foreign Relations of the United States
Foreign Relations of the United States, 1958-1960, V. 7, Pt.
Includes documentation illuminating the foreign policymaking process of the United States Government, with emphasis on the highest level at which policy on a particular subject was determined.
Presents the documentary record of the United States' policy toward the Republic of Korea (ROK) in: the bilateral relations with the ROK from 1964 through 1968; the Pueblo crisis; and efforts to encourage a settlement of issues between the ROK and Japan unresolved since World War 2.
bookstore.gpo.gov /subjects/sb-210.jsp   (2258 words)

  
 Provincia do Brasil
Relations are excellent, as Bombay is one of the minor nations Brazil has been courting for future co-development plans.
Relations are strained by disputes centered upon the Incans, which has kept the two nations from cooperating as closely as they ought to, especially considering the mutual proximity of their colonies in the Latin Finger.
Their equivalent foreign services have long dropped their humorous barbs: there is still a lot a well trained dog can accomplish that eludes any technological replacement, and horses have proven useful patrol and crowd control mounts.
www.users.globalnet.co.uk /~dheb/Tirane/PdB/PDB1.htm   (10177 words)

  
 Diplomacy.ro :: Foreign policy
The foreign policy will concentrate on protecting the social and economic interests of Romanian citizens as well as on promoting and protecting Romania’s economic, political and military interests, in accordance with its geostrategic position.
Romania’s integration within the European Union according to the calendar undertaken unilaterally by the Romanian Government in 2000.
Promoting the relations with the Republic of Moldova on the basis of a pro active orientation that aims on the one hand at the respect of human rights, consolidation of democratic framework, and of economic reforms, and on the other hand sustaining the Romanian culture.
crib.mae.ro /index.php?lang=en&id=2300   (1087 words)

  
 [CTRL] U.S. - Cuba Relations: Council on Foreign Relations task
Cuba's Caribbean neighbors are normalizing their relations with Cuba not because they fear Cuban subversion, but in part because they understand that Cuban ideological imperialism no longer constitutes a regional force.
Cuba's insistence that most foreign investment take the form of joint ventures in which the Cuban government often retains a controlling interest is another serious problem, as is the incompatibility of Cuba's legal and financial arrangements with U.S. trade policy.
The second category relates to supporting licensed travel, including transportation to and from Cuba and services to assist the private sector, such as paladares and bed and breakfasts, in capturing the business resulting from increased licensed travel.
www.mail-archive.com /ctrl@listserv.aol.com/msg27005.html   (8146 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Romania - Foreign Military Relations | Romanian Information Resource
Romania's military ties to China, which challenged Soviet leadership of the communist world, were particularly irritating to the Soviet Union.
Romania also expanded its cooperation in defense matters with neutral European countries including Austria and Switzerland.
Romania also had a program of reciprocal warship port visits with the United States, Britain, and France.
reference.allrefer.com /country-guide-study/romania/romania223.html   (381 words)

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